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Leni Schmidt

Full name: Helene Hermine "Leni" Schmidt (-Fischer)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: December 28, 1906 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Died: November 11, 1985 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Affiliations: Bremer Sportfreunde, Bremen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Leni Schmidt won a bronze medal with the sprint relay at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics and also participated in the 100 metres, but was disqualified in the final due to two false starts. In 1924 she was German Champion in the athletics section of the German Gymnastics Association in the 100. She set two 100 metre world records, in 1924 (12.6) and 1925 (12.4). In 1928 Schmidt was the first German woman to run 200 metres under 26 seconds.

Personal Best: 100 – 12.3 (1934).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Women's 100 metres Germany GER AC
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 3 Bronze

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank L T
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Final AC DQ 2
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 12.8
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Round One Heat Six 1 QU/=OR 12.8

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T L
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany GER Final 3 49.0 6
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 2 QU 49.8
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